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Soumont-Saint-Quentin, Calvados, Normandy, Francei
Regional Level Types
Soumont-Saint-QuentinMine
CalvadosDepartment
NormandyRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 58' 46'' North , 0° 13' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Soumont-Saint-Quentin505 (2016)0.2km
Ouilly-le-Tesson519 (2016)1.1km
Potigny1,740 (2016)1.4km
Bons-Tassilly403 (2016)1.4km
Estrées-la-Campagne184 (2016)3.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Lower Normandy
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mine de Soumont-Saint-Quentin, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France


"(Coming from Potigny). North of Falaise on the N158. On the left side of this road are the local iron mines with chamosite, hematite, oolite, and siderite." [Belot, 1978]

A former iron mine operated from the late 18th century to 1989.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Alain Guillet collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Alain Guillet collection
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Alain Guillet collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Alain Guillet collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Alain Guillet collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O HematiteFe2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
AlAluminium
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
SiSilicon
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.

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